2007-2

Apr 15,2007

On Being a Clown

The sketchy, scary business of bringing the fun to little Jackson’s birthday party.

Apr 15,2007

Words on the Big Screen

Clive Cussler had made it very clear that the actor cast to play the lead of Dirk Pitt in the movie Sahara had to have green eyes. Because in the...

Apr 15,2007

Just Like Us!

One of my great shames is that I like to read Us Weekly. Especially while traveling. In my carry-on bag, I’ll wedge a copy between the Economist and First Things....

Apr 15,2007

Flat Earth Society

Over the past decade, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman has raised himself to a position of preeminence among his peers. The Washington Post labeled him “a great explicator of and cheerleader for globalization”...

Apr 15,2007

What’s Your Story?

Megan McArdle stands out in a crowd. Over six feet tall with fair skin and delicate features, she resembles “an overgrown elf,” she says. “I’m a real oddity.” McArdle, aka...

Apr 15,2007

Jicky, Living It Up

Tallulah DeWald as Carolyn rolled a counterfeit 100 EU note on the glass coffee table. With a weary half-smile, she pretended to inhale two thin lines of sugar. Then with...